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Up against the odds

  LAUREL — With six freshmen and just two upperclassmen on its 11-player roster, Meridian is the youngest girls’ basketball team in the Northwest Conference. And with not a single player taller ...
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Lions defeat Nooksack, pick up first dual win

  EVERSON — As a young team, Lynden didn’t get off to the best of starts this season. The Lions got blown out in their first two dual meets and placed 10th out of 13 schools at the Graham Morin ...
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Young Lions continue to improve

  LYNDEN — Of Lynden’s 19 swimmers, 12 are freshmen. So as one would expect, the water has been a little choppy for the Lion boys this season, who are 1-3 and coming off a 124-50 loss to league ...

Lions bounce back with pair of victories, strong finishes

  WHATCOM — In a 2A top-10 matchup, No. 2-ranked Lynden (8-3, 3-1 Northwest Conference) dropped a 52-50 nail-biter at No. 6 Anacortes on Jan. 6.   The Lions won the Dec. 22 meeting between the ...

Lynden stifling opponents with shutdown defense

  WHATCOM — 2A No. 8-ranked Lynden (8-4, 4-0 Northwest Conference) used a pair of stellar defensive performances to remain unbeaten in league play.   On Friday, the Lions beat Meridian 44-35, ...

North County lacrosse registration open

  WHATCOM — Registration for the North County Cavaliers, a local club lacrosse program, is currently open for what will be the 10th season of play this spring.   The program offers teams from ...

Silent auction for Coaches vs. Cancer at LC-Meridian game

  LAUREL — The Meridian Booster Club will be holding a silent auction to raise funds for Coaches vs. Cancer during Friday’s varsity and junior varsity boys’ basketball games between Meridian ...

State minimum wage now at $9.47 per hour

  OLYMPIA — The state’s minimum wage rises annually, including during recessionary times, due to an automatic inflationary increase as part of the law.   The state minimum wage has more than ...
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Lynden bond coming

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board voted Thursday night to approve a resolution that will put a $48 million school facilities construction bond up for a public vote on April 28.   According to the ...

Dutch Village Mall looking at YWAM, upgrades

LYNDEN — Elements Hospitality is still forming potential uses for the basement of Dutch Village Mall while continuing on a path of creating 12 rooms at the Dutch Village Inn.   During an update given ...